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July 27, 2017

Top 5 Waterfront Walks

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It’s a gorgeous day, and you want to enjoy the outdoors, but the Bloody Mary you had at brunch has you shying away from an uphill trek to the local mountaintop. We feel you. Thankfully, there are plenty of scenic—and flat—promenades where you can gather the friends, pups, and kids, and bask in the dazzling, local scenery without breaking a sweat.

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July 18, 2017

6 Outrageously Scenic Picnic Spots

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Combine a warm climate with limitless scenery and a bounty of artisan breads, cheeses, and wine, and you have the recipe for a perfect picnic. With 29 miles of beaches, Santa Cruz has no shortage of scenic locales to spread out on your favorite picnic blanket. But for added comfort and larger gatherings, you’ll want picturesque spots with designated picnic areas equipped with tables and possibly BBQ grills. Here, we’ve listed a few of our favorites and organized them by setting so you can plan your dream picnic!

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June 18, 2017

Father's Day's Warm Weekend In Santa Cruz!

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Father's Day weekend was as gorgeous as they come! Warm weather, clear skies, golden sunsets and some classic summer events helped make the last few days feel like an official kickoff to the season. Check out a few of the best views from Father's Day weekend and be sure to tag us in your Santa Cruz County photos by using #VisitSantaCruz and #MyWeekendInSantaCruz.

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February 23, 2017

Pair Your Favorite Path With a Pint

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There’s no shortage of great hiking and quality craft beer in Santa Cruz. So why not combine them? Below, we’ve paired some of our favorite trails with a nearby spot to enjoy a post-hike pint of local brew!

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February 01, 2017

Where to Catch the Best Winter Sunsets

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It’s a scientific fact that sunsets are simply better in the winter. The colors are more vivid, the clouds sweep dramatically overhead like a painter’s bold brushstrokes, and in Santa Cruz where the ocean faces south, the bright yellow orb’s descent beneath the horizon is finally visible from almost any beach in the county. Even if it means skipping out on work early (although you didn’t hear that from us), winter sunsets are just too good to miss.

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